Books: A week of authors at Third Place Books, November 8 to 13

Monday, November 8, 2010

Third Place Books is located in the Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, at the corner of Ballinger and Bothell Way. The book store is on the upper level of the Centre.

Monday, November 8 at 5:30 pm
Joanna Philbin
The Daughters (Little Brown)

Lizzie, Carina, and Hudson are fiercely loyal 14-year-old BFFs in trendy New York. They have something in common—celebrity parents who don't always share their daughters' values. When Lizzie is approached by a photographer to become “the new face of beauty” she finds herself sharing the spotlight with her supermodel mother.

Monday, November 8 at 7pm
Jane Porter
She’s Gone Country (5 Spot)

A former supermodel finds herself suddenly husbandless and decides to leave New York for her childhood home in Texas. It doesn't take long before she realizes that in order to reinvent herself, she must let go of an uncertain future and her broken past to find happiness--and maybe love--in the present.

Tuesday, November 9 at 7pm
Armistead Maupin
Mary Ann in Autumn (HarperCollins)

Building on the success of 2007's New York Times bestseller "Michael Tolliver Lives," Maupin presents a new addition to the Tales of the City series that brings readers up to date on a beloved character: the woman who started it all, Mary Ann Singleton.

Wednesday, November 10 at 7pm SAMPLES SERVED!
Kim O’ Donnel
Meat Lovers Meatless Cookbook : Vegetarian Recipes Carnivores Will Devour

We all know that eating too much isn’t good for us. So put down the beef and pick up a carrot for God’s sake! Written by a fellow meat-lover, The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook dishes up a different tasty and satisfying meatless menu for each week of the year.

Thursday, November 11 at 7pm
Jack de Yonge
Boom Town Boy : Coming of Age in Alaska's Lost Frontier

This fist-fighting, music-loving altar boy discovers his own truths about sex, religion, racism, and how the world works. His earthy story describes how war arrives in a small Alaska town next to Nowhere—and nothing is ever the same again.

Friday, November 12 at 6:30pm
Michael Kloth
Shelter Cats (Merrell)

Every year growing numbers of lost or abandoned cats and kittens enter shelters. This captivating new book makes a passionate appeal to animal lovers everywhere with over 80 endearing feline portraits.

A portion of the proceeds from sales of Shelter Cats will benefit animal rescue charities

Saturday, November 13 at 6:30pm
Sam Howe Verhovek
Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World (Avery)

Jet Age vividly recreates the aviation race between the United States and Great Britain, two global airlines, and two rival teams of brilliant engineers for bragging rights to the first jet service across the Atlantic Ocean in 1958.


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